Category: Christian Living

November 6, 2014

Maybe you haven’t noticed (and if not, I’m worried for you), but the prevailing culture in America is changing. Social norms aren’t the same as they were 50 years ago, or even 5 years ago.…

May 23, 2014

A couple days back, I was listening to a podcast, and it triggered a chain of thoughts I can’t get out of my head. The starting point? History. Have you ever really thought about history,…

April 8, 2014

A couple weeks back, I shared a quote I’d ran across on “rearranging prejudices”. I was pondering how frequently we Christians struggle with this, allowing what we want to believe to shape how we understand…

March 18, 2014

I came across this quote recently, and it certainly triggered some thoughts: A great many people think they are thinking when they are really rearranging their prejudices. (William James) Dwell on that for a moment.…

February 13, 2014

On Sunday, we worshipped with Frederick Boulevard Baptist Church, and heard Pastor Shawn preach from Acts 2 on “The Church that Makes a Difference”. I’m not going to recap that here, but I did want…

February 7, 2014

Yesterday, my friend Alan Cross shared a brutally honest blog post reflecting on his son’s battle with cancer. I can’t summarize it adequately… just read it for yourself: “What To Do When Your Child Gets…

January 31, 2014

A little over a week ago, I was reflecting on a message I’d heard about “loving like Jesus”. As we worry about how we’re known in this life… what our legacy looks like… there’s only…